Soul Of Madagascar Tours

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Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

  • You'll be collected from the airport.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1

Antananarivo

Antananarivo

When you arrive at the airport, we will be there waiting for you holding a sign with your name on it. After picking you up at the airport, we will drive to your hotel in Antananarivo, give you a special briefing about your upcoming journey, and answer any questions you may have about our upcoming adventure.
Your overnight stay will be in Antananarivo.

Main Destination:
Antananarivo (City)
Accommodation:
Central Hotel
  • Mid-range hotel located in Antananarivo (City)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 2

Antananarivo - Antsirabe

Antananarivo - Antsirabe

After breakfast at the hotel, you will visit the queen’s palace to learn about the monarchy of Madagascar and visit the market where you will see colorful products and get a better understanding of the Malagasy lifestyle in general. After the visit, you will drive towards Antsirabe. On the way, you will have a quick stop at Ambatolampy to visit Madagascar’s pot factory capital. Later in the afternoon, you'll arrive in Antsirabe. You'll have an opening city tour around the city with Rick Shaw riding along the city. Today, you can decide to have dinner at your hotel or be taken to a restaurant in town.
You will stay overnight in Antsirabe.

Main Destination:
Antsirabe (City)
Accommodation:
Flower Palace Hotel
  • Mid-range hotel located in Antsirabe (City)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 3

Antsirabe - Morondava

Antsirabe - Morondava

In the morning, you'll visit the Zebu Horn. Half miniature and half precious stone factories. Then you will hit the road to reach Morondava a bit later and slowly descend towards sea level crossing desert areas where you will occasionally see along the road, tiny villages. The green crops leave room for the deserts of Madagascar. You'll arrive in Morondava probably before sunset. If you want, you can go directly to Alee des Baobab to enjoy the sunset in the image that probably represents Madagascar in the world. After sunset, you will continue to the hotel where you will dine.
Your overnight stay will be in Morondava.

Main Destination:
Morondava (Town)
Accommodation:
Trecicogne
  • Budget hotel located in Morondava (Town)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 4

Morondava - Kirindy - Bekopaka

Morondava - Kirindy - Bekopaka

After breakfast, you will drive to Bekopaka. On the way, you will stop at Baobab Avenue for a quick admiration then continue to the forest of Kirindy where you can spot lemurs, fossa, and bird species and with luck, some chameleons. After the visit, you will continue to reach Bekopaka. You will be crossing the ferry on the Tsiribihinariver. After the ferry, you'll have a lunch stop at Belo sur Tsiribihina. You'll hit the road again by crossing the Manambolo River till you reach Bekopaka village a gate of the Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park.
Your overnight stay will be in Bekopaka.

Main Destination:
Bekopaka (Town)
Accommodation:
Orchidee du Bemaraha
  • Budget hotel located in Bekopaka (Town)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 5

Tsingy of Bemaraha National Park Discovery

Tsingy of Bemaraha National Park Discovery

On day 5, you will spend a day with nature discovering the Tsingy of Bemaraha National Park. The Bemaraha Tsingy is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site and the biggest protected area by the Malagasy State. At the Tsingy, you will see the “cathedral”, the “viewpoint”, the hanging bridge, and see many of the indigenous animals that live here, such as the Sifaka lemur and common brown lemur. You will also see wild birds and the biggest carnivore in Madagascar called fossa. You will also see different kinds of indigenous plants such as the “palissandre”. After the lunch picnic in the park, you will continue your excursion into the smaller section of the Tsingy.
Your overnight stay will be in Bekopaka.

Main Destination:
Bemaraha National Park
Best Time To Visit May to October (Cooler and less rainfall)
High Season July to August (Some of the trails get busy)
Best Weather July and August

Wildlife in Bemaraha NP

Western red
forest rat

Common
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Bemaraha
woolly lemur

Occasional
Rufous
brown lemur
Occasional
Fossa Very Rare
Aye-aye Very Rare
Accommodation:
Orchidee du Bemaraha
  • Budget hotel located less than 1hr drive from Bemaraha NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 6

Bekopaka - Morondava

Bekopaka - Morondava

You'll have an early morning departure after breakfast. Then, you'll return to Morondava again the arrival is scheduled in the afternoon. If you have already seen the sunset in the Alley of Baobab, you can decide to go to the hotel and relax with some drinks like beer in one of the little bars on the sea where you can watch the sunset.
Your overnight stay will be in Morondava.

Main Destination:
Morondava (Town)
Accommodation:
Trecicogne
  • Budget hotel located in Morondava (Town)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 7

Morondava - Belo sur Mer

Morondava - Belo sur Mer

You'll have an early morning departure, around 6.30 am, to reach Belo Sur Mer. Today you'll start with the off-road which takes about 5 days to complete, about 350 km! You will go through some desert areas where the white sand and the remnants of salt make a new and fascinating landscape. You will arrive in Belo Sur Mer around lunchtime, around 2 pm, and have the afternoon free to discover this delightful, and tiny, fishing village that transforms according to the tides. Belo Sur Mer is famous for the construction of boats and pirogues that are still made in mono. Here you can visit the construction site.
Your overnight stay will be in Belo Sur Mer.

Main Destination:
Belo Sur Mer (Town & Beach)
Accommodation:
Ecolodge du Menabe
  • Budget lodge located in Belo sur Mer (Town & Beach)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 8

Belo Sur Mer - Morombe

Belo Sur Mer - Morombe

You'll depart in the morning immediately after breakfast to continue with the guide to Morombe, a little fishing village on the coast. This will be the last particularly challenging section before getting to the wonderful Salary Bay. You will arrive at the village at around 4.30, lunch will be taken as a picnic. You will have some time, before it gets dark, to walk along the beach or visit the village (rather small).
Your overnight stay will be in Morombe.

Main Destination:
Morombe (Town)
Accommodation:
Auberge Chez Laurette
  • Mid-range hotel located in Morombe (Town)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 9

Morombe - Ambatomilo

Morombe - Ambatomilo

The most beautiful stretch of coast in the country is probably found here. Miles of white sand and sea turquoise and the sailors make this magical place. In the afternoon, you will arrive at your destination, relaxing and enjoying the beauty of the seaside of Madagascar.
Your overnight stay will be in Ambatomilo.

Main Destination:
Ambatomilo (Village)
Accommodation:
Shangri-La Muyenga Hotel
  • Budget hotel located in Kampala (City)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 10

Ambatomilo - Salary Bay

Ambatomilo - Salary Bay

Today after your breakfast, you will drive to Salary. In Salary, you will see more amazing beaches. You will also discover more villages. In these villages, you will have the opportunity to meet local people by driving across spiny forests.
Your overnight stay will be in Salary.

Main Destination:
Salary Bay (Beach)
Accommodation:
Salary Bay Hotel
  • Mid-range hotel located at Salary Bay (Beach)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 11

Salary Bay Beach Leisure

Salary Bay Beach Leisure

This is a day of leisure by the paradise beaches of Salary Bay. During your stay, you can do snorkeling, scuba diving, boat sailing, and whale watching when you are here during the season. You can decide to go swimming, drinking, or simply relax on the beach.
Your overnight stay will be in Salary.

Main Destination:
Salary Bay (Beach)
Accommodation:
Salary Bay Hotel
  • Mid-range hotel located at Salary Bay (Beach)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 12

Salary - Ifaty

Salary - Ifaty

You will have a late morning departure to reach Ifaty, the last village on the coast before starting the way back to Antananarivo. Ifaty is a small seaside village, along the beach. You can go shopping among the stalls or a dip in the pool, or at the sea. Your arrival will be in the afternoon.
You will stay overnight in Ifaty.

Main Destination:
Ifaty (Town & Beach)
Accommodation:
La Bella Donna Hotel
  • Mid-range hotel located in Ifaty (Town & Beach)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 13

Ifaty - Ranohira

Ifaty - Ranohira

You will depart in the morning after breakfast from Ifaty to reach Ranohira along the legendary RN7. From the coast, you will enter and drive through the highlands of the country. Route No. 7 (RN7) is one main road in Madagascar that runs 980 km from the capital Antananarivo to Tulear, on the south-west coast of the country. You'll cross the regions of Analamanga, Vakinankaratra, Amoron'i Mania, Haute Matsiatra, Ihorombe, and Atsimo-Andrefana. You'll arrive in Ranohira before sunset.
Your overnight stay will be in Ranohira.

Main Destination:
Isalo National Park
Best Time To Visit May to October (Cooler, sunny days)
High Season July, August and December (The park is busy)
Best Weather June to August

Wildlife in Isalo NP

Accommodation:
Satrana Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge bordering Isalo NP without fences
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 14

Ranohira - Isalo National Park

Ranohira - Isalo National Park

You'll have an early morning departure for the last real adventure in Madagascar. You will have about 8 hours among the majestic canyons of the Isalo which will end in the forest between lemurs and chameleons. The Isalo National Park is located 226 km southwest of Fianarantsoa and extends over one area of 81,540 hectares of land characterized by grasslands. Sandstone massifs carved by the wind and water create a landscape of striking beauty. Inside the park, there are 55 species of birds, and 3 species of lemurs (Catta, the black-headed lemur, and Verreaux's Sifaka). In the driest areas the Pachipodium blooms between September and October. The main attraction of the park is certainly constituted by the rock formations, the canyons, and the natural pools, ideal for a refreshing bath. The forest vegetation is concentrated in the part low in the canyons where there is water. In the park, different types of routes can be accessed from different areas.

Main Destination:
Isalo National Park
Accommodation:
Satrana Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge bordering Isalo NP without fences
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 15

Ranohira - Ranomafana National Park

Ranohira - Ranomafana National Park

You'll have breakfast at the hotel then drive to Ranomafana. On the way, you will stop at Anja Reserve to see more ring-tailed lemurs and some chameleon species. After the visit, you will continue and have lunch at Ambalavao then keep driving till Ranomfana. On the way, you will enjoy the amazing sceneries and see a lot of people sailing honey and species along the way and beautiful rice fields.
Your overnight stay will be in Ranomafana.

Main Destination:
Ranomafana National Park
Best Time To Visit August to November (Less rainfall)
High Season July, August and December (The park is busy)
Best Weather April, May, September and November

Wildlife in Ranomafana NP

Accommodation:
Hotel Centrest
  • Mid-range hotel bordering Ranomafana NP without fences
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 16

Ranomafana National Park Discovery

Ranomafana National Park Discovery

Today, you'll enjoy a full day of exploration of this amazing rainforest national park which is one of the largest rainforests we have in Madagascar. You will enjoy seeing several species of lemurs, birds, and plants as well as waterfalls. In the afternoon, you can decide to spend your time swimming at the natural spring pool or visit the botanical garden to see some more chameleons and a nice garden.
Your overnight stay will be in Ranomafana.

Main Destination:
Ranomafana National Park
Accommodation:
Hotel Centrest
  • Mid-range hotel bordering Ranomafana NP without fences
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 17

Ranomafana - Antsirabe

Ranomafana - Antsirabe

You'll have an early morning departure to Antsirabe. The road will be long to return to Antsirabe. You'll be on the legendary RN7 that connects Antananarivo with Tuelar. Today during the tour, you will pass through scenarios quickly changing. You will pass through mountain villages, rice fields, and breathtaking views. Nature changes again, reminding us how majestic and different this country is to end in beauty but above all leaving us with the desire to return as soon as possible. You'll arrive in Antsirabe in the late afternoon.
Your overnight stay will be in Antsirabe.

Main Destination:
Antsirabe (City)
Accommodation:
Flower Palace Hotel
  • Mid-range hotel located in Antsirabe (City)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 18

Antsirabe - Antananarivo

Antsirabe - Antananarivo

After your early breakfast, you will drive to Antananarivo and onwards to the airport for you to fly back to your lovely home country. On the way, you'll enjoy for the last time the beauty of the great landscape and vegetation of the highland. When you reach Antananarivo, you will drive straight to the airport. You will have to be at least 2 hours early before your check-in time.

Main Destination:
Antananarivo (City)
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • You'll be dropped off at the airport.

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